Working as a Sports Photographer for the The Collegian, the University of Richmond's newspaper, I was able to combine two of my passions: photography and basketball. Included below are some highlights from the Spider's games I have photographed, many of which have been published.

Richmond basketball falls to VCU for second time this season

Mike O'Connor | Published 02/18/17 6:32pm | Updated 02/19/17 4:09pm |No commentsAs time wound down in the second battle for the City of Richmond Friday night, the Spiders' fate grew similar to their first defeat to VCU earlier this season. The Spiders lost 84-73.

Richmond basketball sweeps Davidson, now has likely first-round bye in A-10 tournament

Mike O'Connor | Published 02/22/17 4:31pm | Updated 02/22/17 4:44pm |No commentsIn a crucial game for conference tournament seeding, Richmond pulled out a strong 84-76 win over eighth-place Davidson Tuesday night. The win was bookended by two Khwan Fore dunks. The first was a one-handed put-back on the first possession of the game.

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The Spiders won their sixth conference game this season on Wednesday in the Robins Center over Rhode Island, with a final score of 73-62.